Gun Show Report

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Jan 21, 2003
Went to my local gunshow (Bakersfield CA) which is held 5-6 times per year here. I missed the last one.

As usual, most firearms were overpriced with a few exceptions. Ammo overall seemed to be plentiful and much lower, but all over the map. Plenty of 380's reasonable (?), $14/50. .45acp seemed really high for 230 ball at $17-$21/50. 9mm's $12/50.

What blew me away was more than one booth selling hi-cap mags for AR's,
M1"s. I didn't, but should have asked how they could legally sell these. They appeared to be functional, not unassembled.

Can someone school me on this?
Shhhhhhh. Shouldn't say things like that in California. You guys don't really have freedom of speech there either.
California and free speach

Whoa!!! California has all the freedom of speech that one will find anywhere else. Only in California all free speech must be P.C., multi-cultural, bi-lingual, gender natural, and may in no way offend anyone!

I left the “Golden-state” in 1964, always good to get back for 2 – 3 days, but I always like to return to the real world.

My first paragraph was somewhat tong in cheek. It is sad that a small but very vocal segment of the population has managed to force their, generally well meaning, misconceived ideas on everyone else.
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